NOTICE: Pursuant to 175.01 the Pittsburgh Art Commission will continue the review of the Stephen Foster sculpture, which is located at the Forbes Avenue Entrance to Schenley Park. During the regularly scheduled Art Commission Hearing on October 25, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM the Commission will hear additional public comment and then vote as a Commission on whether to remove, relocate, or alter the sculpture. Public comment at the Hearing will be limited to 3 minutes per person.
Written comment will be accepted prior to the Hearing until October 18, 2017. Written comment is limited to 500 words and may be emailed to: email@example.com Written comments may also be mailed to: Department of City Planning c/o Stephen Foster Hearing 200 Ross Street Pittsburgh, PA 15219. View Hearing notice.
NOTICE: The September Art Commission Hearing has been CANCELED. Applications for the October 25th Art Commission Hearing will be due by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 4th.
The Art Commission works to improve the aesthetic quality of the City's public spaces. The Commission is comprised of seven members appointed by the Mayor, and each member represents a various discipline in the arts or design field.
The Art Commission is mandated to review the urban design, architectural, and landscape features of structures which are erected on or above land owned by the City. These are structures or landscapes which are within the public realm and under its control and in which City funds are invested; including parks and bridges. The Art Commission administers the review process, which includes preliminary and final approvals.
The Art Commission is also mandated to review all works of art owned by the City of Pittsburgh and also art works proposed to be acquired by the City.
For more information about the Art Commission, email Yesica Guerra, the Public Art & Civic Design Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Rob Indovina, Acting Chair
- Mark Baskinger
- Sarika Goulatia
- Kathryn Heidemann
- Kilolo Luckett
- Kary Mercer-Arimoto
- Andrew Moss
- Mike Gable
For more information about the art commission, please see the Art Commission FAQ tab above.